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5 Things I Know About Marketing–Dartmouth’s Kevin Lane Keller

Kevin Lane Keller writes, “I’m all about percentages and a balanced approach: mix and match, integrate, innovate and stay relevant, make sure the product experience is the core, understand customer diversity.”

Mar 15, 2016

Dublin start-up commissioner wants to turn Ireland’s capital into an enterprise epicenter

Mentions the paper, “How Firms Respond to Business Cycles: The Role of Firm Age and Firm Size,” co-authored by Teresa Fort, which finds that young companies were disproportionately affected during the 2006-2009 financial crisis, but still remained a positive source of net employment growth.

Mar 14, 2016

ETF Roundtable: How to Beat the Benchmark

Cites research by Kenneth French and co-author Eugene Fama on how to evaluate smart-beta ETFs and how investors can incorporate these ETFs into their portfolios. “Their work shows that stocks that possess certain factors—primarily small size and value—tend to beat the market over the long term.”

Mar 14, 2016

Slaughter & Rees Report: Voters in Distress

As the American presidential campaign continues its meandering twists and turns, last week brought a major surprise when Bernie Sanders defeated Hillary Clinton in the Michigan primary election.

Mar 14, 2016

Dia Draper to Focus on Diversity and Inclusion as New Director of Strategic Initiatives

Draper, a member of the MBA Program Office, has been tasked with continuing and strengthening her decade-long work on diversity at Tuck.

Mar 11, 2016

Dispelling The Biggest Myth About Investing

Highlights the 3-Factor Model of investment returns that was introduced by Kenneth French. "What matters is not just our overall stock/bond split, but also our portfolio's orientation to small vs. large stocks and value vs. growth companies.”

Mar 11, 2016

2017 Best Graduate Schools Preview: Top 10 Business Schools

Tuck is ranked as one of the top 10 business schools in a sneak peek at U.S. News & World Report's 2017 Best Graduate Schools rankings. The actual rankings will be available on March 16.

Mar 09, 2016

Boston Consulting Group, Bain, McKinsey Are Boosting B-School Recruitment — Here’s Where

Eighteen percent of Tuck graduates in 2015 were hired by three consulting firms. “There is strong demand from students and from [consulting firm] recruiters,” says Jonathan Masland.

Mar 09, 2016

Financial-Stability Blindness at the Fed

Peter Fisher discusses the tendency of central bankers to focus on the macroeconomic impact of monetary policy, while lacking sufficient acknowledgment of the likely impact on financial stability, and in turn the resulting deflation they struggle to cure.

Mar 09, 2016

Get your bonus? Nah, I missed my climate target

Quotes Anant Sundaram in an article about using financial incentives to meet environmental objectives in the corporate world. Sundaram argues that empirical evidence about the subject is very difficult to obtain. "But the fact is that very good, very influential companies are thinking about this," he says.

Mar 08, 2016

MIT, Tuck, Columbia Partner With Singapore Online Firm To Slash Cost of Elite Management Education

Highlights Leonard Greenhalgh and the work he has done at Tuck to improve programs for minorities, entrepreneurial women, and Native Americans. “The Tuck School began serving minority entrepreneurs in 1980 to foster economic progress in communities that had faced historical discrimination. Greenhalgh taught in the inaugural class,” Deseret News reports.

Mar 08, 2016

John Hoffmire: Celebrating one who uses business to help minorities

Continued coverage on Tuck Executive Education’s new distance learning partnership with EMERITUS Institute of Management. The Singapore-based startup will offer executive education programs at three top business schools—Tuck, MIT, and Columbia—called SPOCs (small private online courses). Currently EMERITUS has nine courses, three from each school, and the topics cover leadership, negotiation, innovation, finance, and marketing.

Mar 08, 2016